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The Palestine Seminar #1: Louis Allday

Duke professor Frances Hasso () guest hosts a conversation with Louis Allday, founding editor of as part of her "My initial goal was to give a platform to Palestinian artists and intellectuals working in Palestine but with...

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Panic at the border w/ Alex Aviña

Longtime friend of the show returns to the podcast to discuss the latest round of US border panic. Consider supporting the show

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Russophobia, think tanks, and the Eurasian future w/ Glenn Diesen (pt.1)

*Note: This is the first part of a two-part episode. You can listen to the by becoming a patron of the show at the $5 level or you can watch the on the East is a Podcast YouTube...

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ICJ Rules for South Africa: a defeat for Israel?

Quick reaction to today's International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on provisional measures at South Africa's request that the court take urgent action to prevent Israel from committing genocide in Gaza. Watch the on the Anti-Empire...

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ICJ interim ruling on genocide case against Israel

The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday, 26 January...

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Sina Rahmani

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Sina Rahmani completed his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at UCLA. He is a translator, scholar, and writer. His work has been published in the PMLA, Iranian Studies, boundary 2, Radical History Review, and Public Books.

He does this podcast in his spare time, of which he has plenty. He has never gone fishing.

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